Title: A Wedding in Maine
The McCullagh Inn is now open for weddings.
Jeremy Holland is exactly what Chelsea O'Kane wants in a man. After he proposes, she's ecstatic to host their wedding at the inn they built together. But it isn't long before the secrets from Chelsea's past refuse to stay buried, and they could ruin everything....
Author: James Patterson, Jen McLaughlin
Other books by this author that we've reviewed: Sacking the Quarterback, Out of Line, Dare to Lie, A Princess in Maine
Series: McCullagh Inn #2
Published by BookShots Digital Source: Publisher
Published: January 3, 2017
Genres: Contemporary Romance
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This book was yet another continuation of a series that, by all accounts, should be put into a single title. These Bookshots by James Patterson are “meant to be read in one sitting,” but the truth is, they’re not. They’re designed to start you off, leave you on a cliffhanger, and pour more money into a serialized novel.
This story cannot be read without reading the prior one. I realized immediately that the novella was going to be a continuation of the McCullagh Inn series, and I wasn’t going to get any backstory. Because the author couldn’t be bothered to give me a heads-up as to who was who, I decided I didn’t really care. (Harsh? Maybe. But as a new reader to these Bookshots, I hadn’t any idea they were simply a novel broken into many disjointed parts. I thought they were all novellas about different characters within the world of this small town.)
This story had a lot, and I mean a LOT, of sex. As I wasn’t given any real frame of reference for the characters and their relationship, I found it to be too much and too fast. There wasn’t any sexual tension, the chemistry fell flat, and the dialogue was boring, as I had no investment in these two.